File:South Carolina Historical Society.JPG|thumb|The South Carolina Historical Society is located in the Fireproof Building at 100 Meeting St., Charleston, South Carolina.
The '''South Carolina Historical Society''' is a private, Nonprofit organization|non-profit organization
founded in 1855 to preserve South Carolina
's History of South Carolina|rich historical legacy
. The SCHS is the state's oldest and largest private Library|repository
of books, letters, journals, maps, drawings, and photographs about History of South Carolina|South Carolina's history